Battery Operations Process Engineer

  • Sila Nanotechnologies
  • Alameda, CA
  • Jan 14, 2021

Job Description

WHO YOU ARE

You’re a diligent and communicative engineer who can see ahead to future challenges and participate in a team to address them. In your work at Sila, you’ll focus on defining, implementing and continuously improving the processes that integrate and test Sila’s materials in battery cells, which is critical for developing material concepts and facilitating integration at battery manufacturers. Your work will include time in the lab diagnosing problems and testing solutions to improve our operational and control methods, as well as collaborative work sessions to develop project plans and deep dives into data sets to reveal underlying patterns.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Collaboratively design and implement improvements to build and test processes to increase safety, quality, and throughput
  • Execute plans for lab facility and operations growth and improvement
  • Work collaboratively with technicians, engineers, and scientists to troubleshoot, correct, and prevent issues
  • Establish systems and best practices for data collection, organization, and communication
  • Train and support technicians and peer engineers
  • Invest in our company values and vision and champion them as we grow

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Hands-on industrial laboratory or manufacturing experience
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new systems and improve them
  • Collaborative working and leadership style
  • Proficiency in data collection and analysis; experience with databases is a plus
  • Ability to multitask and actively participate in multiple projects simultaneously
  • Understanding of lab or manufacturing safety best practices; experience with lithium-ion batteries is a plus
  • At least a B.S. in engineering or science and 3 years of industry experience

Organization Type

Company  

Sectors

Energy

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